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Tabula Generalis Sabaudiae.

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: 1682

  • EDITION SIZE: 19 7/8 x 23 1/2" (506 x 596 mm.)

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine and beautifully engraved map of Italian Alps including Lake Leman, Switzerland. Richly detailed with pictorial relief of mountains and watersheds. Putti hold the coat of arms of the dukes of Savoy above the title cartouche in the lower left corner. Other family crests from the regional duchies and baronies ring the map.<br><br> This map was drawn by Giovanni Tommaso, Borgonio and engraved by Joannes de Broen,<br><br> This map appeared in Blaeu's townbook of Piemonte & Savoye, issued in 1682.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for some minor repaired tears along sheet edges. B/W

  • REFERENCE: Koeman. "Atlantes Neerlandici" v. 1, p. 375